Kaveh Abbasian

Kaveh Abbasian

Dr. Kaveh Abbasian is a researcher, lecturer, and a documentary filmmaker. He is Lecturer in Film and Media Practice at the University of Kent. His latest feature-length documentary “Triumph” (2021) is an essay film on the audiovisual representation of the Iran-Iraq War on Iranian state media. Kaveh is a former fellow of the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress and the former director of programming for the London Kurdish Film Festival. He is the 2021 jury president for the Global Kurdish Film Festival.

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The Next Battlefield for Iran’s Generals is the Movies

The Next Battlefield for Iran’s Generals is the Movies

By setting up the Owj Organization and producing its own propaganda films, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has managed to create a new generation of propaganda filmmakers, while at the same time disrupting the careers of those filmmakers it considers enemies.

Kaveh Abbasian